Psychologist - Paediatrics (524308)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 23, 2021
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

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The Role and the Team:

Reporting to the Manager - Occupational Therapy Services, the Psychologist - Paediatrics role will work as part of a multidisciplinary paediatric service at the North West Regional Hospital.

This position will require you to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team in the provision of psychology assessment and therapy services to outpatients of the paediatric service. You will provide clinical expertise and evidence-based assessments and therapeutic interventions in accordance with organisational policies and relevant professional codes of conduct.

There will be the opportunity for you to travel within the North West Region of Tasmania as required, and throughout the State, including King Island may also be necessary at times.

What’s on Offer?

Details of Appointment

Permanent Part Time Day Worker position working 38 hours per fortnight

Salary: $94,469 - $111,765 pro-rata per annum + 10% superannuation + access to salary packaging

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  2. Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Endorsed with the Psychology Board of Australia as a Clinical Psychologist.
  2. Postgraduate degree in Clinical Psychology.
  3. Current Driver’s Licence.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information

Lucie Bramich

Position: Manager - Occupational Therapy Services
Phone: (03) 6493 6188
E-mail: lucie.bramich@ths.tas.gov.au

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